[ntp:questions] orphan parent

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Wed Oct 20 17:10:39 UTC 2010

On 2010-10-20, Miernik, Jerzy (Jerzy) <jerzy.miernik at alcatel-lucent.com> wrote:

> Is there a way to know that ntpds are working in orphan mode?

ntpd advertises a ref-id of when it has switched to orphan

You'll have to have access to the configuration file to see if an
arbitrary ntpd is configured to use orphan mode.

> Is there a way to identify which one is orphan parent?

Look for the ref-id of in 'ntpq -p'.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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